Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Warrington Wolves

Wolves sign Fiji international Sims

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Warrington Wolves have confirmed the signing of Fiji international prop Ashton Sims from NRL side North Queensland Cowboys. The 29-year-old, who represented his country at the 2013 World Cup, has agreed a two-year deal with the club from 2015. The former St George-Illawarra Dragon said: “I’m really looking forward to a new challenge at a great club. The time is ... Read More »

JJB meets Lee Briers

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First published in Rugby League World, Issue 364 (Aug 2011) My school life didn’t really come to anything. I got six A’s and they all stood for Absent! SIMP-LEE THE BEST JJB meets Warrington’s talismanic half-back Lee Briers. It was my privilege to meet up with a real rugby legend this month who is quite literally one of the defining ... Read More »

Video highlights: Hull Kingston Rovers v Warrington Wolves

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Extensive video highlights from last week’s round 16 encounter between out-of-sorts Hull KR and in-form Warrington Wolves… Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with Total Rugby League on the social media platform of your choice. Read More »

I admire Agar, says Warrington Wolves boss Smith

Warrington boss Tony Smith. ©RLPhotos

Warrington Wolves head coach Tony Smith says he the work Richard Agar has done in the British game, as the two gear up to form the Wolves’ new coaching setup in 2015. Agar – who recently left Wakefield after two-and-a-half-years in charge of the club – will head to the Halliwell Jones Stadium from next season to form part of ... Read More »

Double injury blow for Warrington Wolves

Richie Myler

Warrington Wolves have been handed a double blow on the injury front, as two of their key players look set for spells on the sidelines. Co-captain Michael Monaghan is out for up to five weeks with a torn calf muscle, whilst scrum-half Richie Myler has further compounded the Wolves’ woe, as he has been ruled out for three weeks of ... Read More »

Agar appointed at Warrington

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Former Wakefield Trinity Wildcats coach Richard Agar has been appointed as the first-team coach at Warrington Wolves under the terms of a two-year contract. And head coach Tony Smith has also signed a new contract that will keep him at the Halliwell Jones Stadium until the end of the 2016 season, effectively ending speculation that he would return to Australia ... Read More »

Betts happy to have avoided Leeds and Warrington

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This is an excerpt from a story published in this week’s issue of League Express newspaper, which is out in all good newsagents right now. If you can’t get your hands on a hard copy, click here to download a digital version to your computer or smartphone. Widnes Vikings coach Denis Betts admits that his club has probably got the ... Read More »

Stats Zone: Challenge Cup quarter-final special

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Another weekend of Rugby League is upon us, and the spotlight moves away from Super League for a week, as the quarter-finals of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup take place. After Widnes booked their place in the semi-finals last night by defeating Keighley, six other teams are battling it out for three spots in the last four – including Championship side ... Read More »

Hill: Nothing better than taking out league leaders

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Warrington and England prop Chris Hill insists his side always had belief they were going to turn their season around after a poor start to the campaign. Alarm bells rang after the first handful of rounds returned minimal points, but Tony Smith’s men have finally found form, and their recent run of four wins in a row – culminating with ... Read More »

Smith will make Agar enquiry

Former Wakefield coach Richard Agar. ©RLPhotos

Warrington Wolves coach Tony Smith has confirmed the club are interested in bringing in former Wakefield boss Richard Agar as an assistant. The French national coach left the Wildcats on Monday after losing ground in the relegation battle to rivals Bradford Bulls. Agar went on holiday soon after the news broke, but made it clear he would be looking for another job in Super ... Read More »